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Name

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

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Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM

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Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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Image size

Full Frame

Full Frame

Full Frame

EQUIVALENT FOCAL LENGTH
The focal length you would need for a 24-105mm film camera to achieve the same angle of view
- - -
ANGLE OF VIEW
A way of measuring what you see through the lens. The wider the angle of view, the more you can see in the frame.

74° - 19°20', 53° - 13°, 84° - 23°20'

74° - 19°20', 53° - 13°, 84° - 23°20'

74° - 19°20', 53° - 13°, 84° - 23°20'

LENS CONSTRUCTION (ELEMENTS/GROUPS)
Elements: Glass pieces within the lens module itself
Groups: One or more elements closely connected to achieve a specific task in the optical design

17/13

17/12

18/14

NUMBER OF DIAPHRAGM BLADES
The more blades a diaphragm has, the more circular the shape of the aperture as it closes. The shape of the blades also determines circular aperture. The more circular the aperture, the more circular the out-of-focus details in the image (bokeh) will be.

7

10

9

MINIMUM APERTURE
The smallest you can make the aperture to still get light to the camera

22-36 (38)2

22

22

MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
This is the closest the lens can get to your subject before it cannot focus, measured from the subject to the sensor plane

0.4

0.45

0.45

MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION
How big an object will look in a final image, with 1x meaning life-size reproduction on the sensor, which when enlarged will show very high detail

0.3 (at 105mm)

0.24 (at 105mm)

0.24

DISTANCE INFORMATION

Yes

Yes

Yes

IMAGE STABILISATION
Counteracts camera shake, allowing for a sharper image

4

4

5

AF (AUTO-FOCUS) ACTUATOR
Automatically focuses the lens on a subject. This uses various methods like STM, USM.

STM

Ring USM3

Nano USM

DUST/MOISTURE RESISTANCE

-

Yes

Yes

FILTER DIAMETER (MM)

77

77

77

MAX. DIAMETER X LENGTH (MM)

83.4 x 104

83.5 x 118

83.5 x 107.3

WEIGHT (G)

525 g

795 g

700 g

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